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Archives: 2010 September

20 Sep, 2010

MBA students predict take-overs of Canadian industry sectors by emerging markets

KINGSTON, ON – MBA students studying international business honed their analytical skills and predictive powers by assessing which emerging market countries are the likeliest to acquire Canadian companies within the next five years. A full-day competition on September 11 at Goodes Hall in Kingston, featured presentations by the student teams before panels of judges as part of their ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­International Business course requirements.

19 Sep, 2010

Four QSB Professors awarded prestigious SSHRC grants

KINGSTON, ON – The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has awarded over $243,000 in funding to four faculty at Queen’s School of Business.

14 Sep, 2010

QSB Prof wins WTO Young Economists Award

KINGSTON, ON – Queen’s School of Business Managerial Economics Professor Olena Ivus was one of two winners of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Essay Award for Young Economists announced today. Co-winner Dave Donaldson is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

13 Sep, 2010

New year kicks off for Commerce students. Random acts of kindness a Frosh Week highlight

KINGSTON, ON – Commerce students returned to campus for the first week of classes after a successful Frosh Week welcomed incoming first-year students. Student-run orientation activities were held for the 375 members of the Class of 2014 with student Bosses leading the festivities. Some of these activities included the Cross-Campus Challenge with students exploring the campus, answering trivia questions and performing tasks on the way; and the Comm Down Info Session which featured a series of presentations on such topics as where to do laundry and how to work in teams.